Appalachia, Battle of Blair Mountain, Blair Mountain, coal, Edgar Combs, history, insurance salesman, J.E. Peck, Logan, Logan County, Lola Herald, notary public, United Mine Workers of America, West Virginia
Albert Carter, Appalachia, Emery Bryant, Eva Workman, Fern Pack, Frank Manis, genealogy, Gradie Manns, history, Huff Creek, Lincoln County, Logan Banner, Manns School, Miles Browning, Minnie Workman, Nancy Shepherd, Ocie Spry, Ora Manns, Otto Manis, Pat Napier, Queens Ridge, Rosa Manns, Tom Manns, Victoria Maynard, West Virginia, William H. Manns, Woodrow Workman
A correspondent named “A Sunbeam” from Queen’s Ridge at Lincoln-Wayne County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on February 2, 1923:
The Mans school is progressing nicely.
Fern Pack was calling on Rosa Mans Sunday.
Little Tom Mans had bad luck Saturday night. He and his __ seemed to have a falling out.
Eva Workman is all smiles this week. Says that she had a letter from Mr. Moore.
Cheer up girls and don’t be down-hearted because of so many weddings. You won’t have so many to select from.
Minnie and Eva Workman were calling on Ora Manns Saturday and Sunday. They took a horseback ride and reported a nice time.
Gradie Mans has just returned from a week’s vacation with friends at Rocky.
Albert Carter and Emery Bryant were seen on our streets today horseback riding.
W.H. Mans left for Huff Creek Sunday evening.
Woodrow Workman is raising a coon dog. He states that he is an awful good dog to tree possums.
Miles Browning has a broken leg. We are sorry to hear of his accident and hope that he will soon be well.
Minnie Workman goes to school every day.
Victoria Maynard and her sister Ocie Spry were visiting their mother Sunday.
Nancy Shepherd is very ill this week with a sore finger.
Pat Napier died last Friday with pneumonia and was buried on Saturday.
Frank and Otto Manis are working on Huffs Creek.
Good luck to the Banner.
NOTE: Geographically, Queens Ridge is located entirely in Wayne County but the post office area included a section of Lincoln (and Logan) County for a certain number of years.
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Appalachia, Dixie Mullins, genealogy, George Mullins, Harts Creek, history, Horatio Rush Adams, Joe Kirk, John H. Mullins, John L. Thompson, Julia Mullins, L.W. Mullins, Logan Banner, Logan County, Miles Browning, Mingo County, Peter Mullins, Ray Browning, Stonewall Workman, Trace Fork, West Virginia, Whirlwind
A correspondent named “Blind Tom” from Whirlwind on Big Harts Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on March 30, 1923:
John H. Mullins of Mingo county was visiting friends here.
Ray Browning sold some fine hogs last week to Joe Kirk and Stonewall Workman.
The stork visited the Workman home and left a fine baby boy.
Several of the young folks attended singing at Trace.
Peter and George Mullins are spending a few days with home folks.
Dr. Lindsey has been called to Hart’s Creek several times in the past month.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Browning a girl baby.
Farmers are working now days and a few are turning ground.
Julia and Dixie Mullins made a flying trip to Trace Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Thompson, Rush Adams and Ray Browning are about to trade mules.
Mrs. Miles Browning visited her sister Mrs. L.W. Mullins last week.
Appalachia, Charles Mullins, Charles Rineer, Cherry Tree, Evert Workman, Frank Adams, genealogy, Grover Adams, Harts Creek, history, Hoover Fork, Horatio Adams, Logan Banner, Logan County, Lucy Carter, Mud Fork, singing schools, Thompson Workman, Trace Fork, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind
A correspondent named “Pedru” from Whirlwind on Big Harts Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on March 9, 1923:
Thompson Workman has moved back from Mud Fork where he has been living for the past year to his old home on Harts Creek.
Frank and Grover Adams made a business trip to Cherry Tree the latter part of the week.
Evert Workman of Cherry Tree was a business visitor to Whirlwind recently.
Mr. Rush Adams was visiting friends near the mouth of Hoover Sunday.
The singing school on Trace is progressing nicely. Everybody seems to enjoy the teaching of their singing master.
Mr. Charles Mullins of Hoover accompanied Miss Lucy Carter home from singing school Sunday.
Mr. Charles Rineer of Twelve Pole was a business visitor to Whirlwind the latter part of the week.
Mr. Bill Mullins of Buck Fork has moved to Cherry Tree. We miss Bill very much.
Miss Sadie Carter of Hoover is visiting her sister on Twelve Pole.
Some daily happenings—M.J.M. enquiring about Rush; Rosa going to the post office; Isom carrying the mail; Van going to Whirlwind.
Appalachia, Charley Mullins, Cherry Tree, Elbert Adams, Floyd Conley, genealogy, Harts Creek, history, Inez Dingess, Jeff Mullins, Logan Banner, Logan County, Mattie Carter, Rosa Adams, Roxie Mullins, West Virginia, Whirlwind
A correspondent named “The Flirt” from Whirlwind on Big Harts Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on March 9, 1923:
Miss Mattie Carter was calling on Roxie Mullins Sunday.
Mr. Floyd Conley was the guest of Roxie Mullins Saturday.
So the Cherry Tree “ginks” say that “The Flirt” from Hart can’t hurt them. They aren’t real honest-to-goodness Cherry Tree babies, for they just migrated from Hart since—
Charley Mullins is thinking of joining the army.
Jeff Mullins says he thinks he will go to Cherry Tree and buy him a small grocery store and forget Harts Creekers.
Inez Dingess was the guest of Rosa Adams Saturday.
Elbert Adams goes up Trace real often now.
Combinations we see often: Charley and a new tie; Roxie and her books; Mattie and her chewing gum; Lula and a powder puff.
A.J. Gill, Ance Curry, Appalachia, Bell Gue, Big Ugly Creek, Billy Sunday, farming, genealogy, George Hager, Georgia Smith, Gertie Smith, history, James Gue, Leet, Lillie Lucas, Lincoln County, Linza Huffman, Logan Banner, Sand Creek, Thelma Huffman, Wayne Brumfield, Weltha Lambert, West Virginia
A correspondent named “Red Rose and Smiles” from Leet on Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 15, 1923:
We are having nice weather at this writing.
The boys and girls of Leet are enjoying themselves playing ball.
Our Sunday school is progressing nicely.
Mrs. Linza Huffman is very ill at present. We hope she will soon be enjoying good health.
Miss Thelma Huffman has made a flying trip to Logan to attend the Billy Sunday meetings.
There has been several mad dogs around the creek in the last week.
Crops and gardens are looking fine around Leet, and young chickens are getting ripe for the frying pan.
Mr. A.J. Gill and wife seem to be very busy in the store, as there is plenty of business here.
Mrs. Georgie Smith and family were visiting Mrs. L. Huffman Sunday. They spent a long happy day with her.
Mr. Ance Curry of Leet is very ill and there will be prayer service at his home tonight.
Mr. Wayne C. Brumfield was calling at the home of Miss Thelma Huffman Sunday, but she had gone to Logan.
Mr. George Hager called on Miss Gertie Smith Sunday.
Miss Weltha Lambert was out horseback riding Sunday.
Miss Lillie Lucas and sister were calling on friends in Sand Creek Sunday.
Mrs. Bell Gue seems to be enjoying life these cool days, as she is through hoeing corn for a few days.
James Gue will hold a protracted meeting in Leet soon. Come on, Jim. We like to hear you preach.
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